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The Orpheus American concert

Event Date(s): 2/17/2013 5:00:pm - 2/17/2013 7:00:pm

Americana Sampler To get the official 35th anniversary season off with a bang, the opening concert will feature guest artists: Evo Bluestein and the Bad Boys Zydeco playing American blues, Appalachian folk tunes, and Cajun and Zydeco music from New Orleans.

Orpheus will begin the afternoon with a sampling of works by American classical composers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Composers who established a solid American tradition and who were powerful influences for later generations. Familiar names like Scott Joplin, Edward MacDowell, Horatio Parker, Arthur Foote, Aaron Copland, Ruth Crawford-Seeger, and Henry Cowell will be performed.

Admission for Orpheus concerts is: General - $15.00; Students $5.00

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